The average pay for a Purchasing Officer is $39,728 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.
Purchasing Officer Total Pay (?
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$29,124 - $71,244
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MEDIAN: $39,727
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Purchasing Officer Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $22.04
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,124 - $71,244  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,533 - $66,628  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $22.04  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $28.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,533 - $66,628  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Purchasing Officer
  • Request quotes, solicit bids, and evaluate results to select the appropriate vendors.
  • Work with users and consumers to meet demands and follow guidelines.
  • Procure, negotiate, and contract for necessary supplies, goods and materials.
  • Track inventory and purchases, evaluating vendors.
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Experience Affects Purchasing Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 15 votes.
Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 30%
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